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The Scoop: Tues. May 21th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

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Group pushes for stronger environmental protections in Rays redevelopment deal

Listen: The proposed redevelopment of Tropicana Field and the area around it would be the biggest project in St. Petersburg history. An advocacy group wants more environmental protections in the deal. Michael McGrath is the...

More details from St Pete City Council’s talk on Rays development plan

Listen: Some St. Petersburg city councilmembers are pushing back against a 6.5 billion dollar proposed deal with the Tampa Bay Rays and their developer. Here’s more details from yesterday’s meeting to discuss the redevelopment of...

St. Petersburg city officials question proposed Historic Gas Plant deal

Listen: St Petersburg City officials met Thursday to discuss the redevelopment of the Historic Gas Plant District surrounding the Rays stadium. Developers and planners faced questions about the plan, including concerns that the deal gives...

Fire and Ice interviewed: Richard a Black Business Owner of The Elite Factory, in the TampaBay Area

Fire and Ice interviewed: Richard a Black Business Owner of The Elite Factory, in the TampaBay Area a professional gym that welcome everyone to train and develop good health habit whether you are up...

Restorative Justice, Truth and Reconciliation

The Forum talks with Tampa, FL City Councilman Luis Viera talks resolution 568, a truth and reconciliation resolution to confront historic economic racism. Craig Powell announce Raising The Bar: criminal justice and prison recidivism reduction...

Sustainability in Transportation with Dayna Lazarus

Anni and Tanja discuss sustainability in transportation and urban planning with Dayna Lazarus

Tampa breaks ground on one of largest city park projects to date

Listen: One of the largest projects undertaken by the Tampa’s Parks and Recreation department has begun. The groundbreaking of a new recreation complex happened Friday in East Tampa. Community leaders and developers gathered to celebrate...

Pinellas County now offers grants for industrial development

Pinellas County is mostly built out. But new construction could expand by renewing older sites. The Urban Land Institute held its Florida Summit last weekend to explore what communities are doing to attract new businesses...

Florida In Focus: New Laws, Development and Health Issues

Nicole Payne, Rep. Dianne Hart in the Sunday Forum After-show with Walter L. Smith II at WMNF Community Radio. FL State Reps, Dianne Hart, Fentrice Driskell and Susan Valdes join the Forum. Hillsborough Black Chamber...

Madam President: Progress From Agitation in Black Tampa

Hillsborough County N.A.A.C.P. President, Yvette Lewis talk vision, reconciliation and a major event, ACT-SO: Afro-academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics. Lewis applaud progress on the race reconciliation Resolution 568 on Tampa city council and the...

Ashley Gantt, Mike Beltran, discuss the 2024 Florida legislative session

The Skinny survived Mitch Perry’s 60-day exile in Tallahassee, and today he returned to the WMNF Tampa studio to start a recap of the legislative session that should run a few weeks. Democratic Ashley Gantt,...

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